She loves building relationships with her clients and helping them meet their personal and business goals. In addition to leading the Professional Services Group, Karen focuses on manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, and technology businesses. She uses her experience as a private industry accountant to understand their unique challenges.

Practice Emphasis

  • Privately owned companies
  • Audit, review, and compilation service management
  • Employee benefit plan audits and compliance
  • Indirect cost rate audit and consulting services

Proven Results

  • Worked closely with Clark Nuber team members to provide clients with superior customer service.
  • Assisted clients in strengthening their internal controls and operational processes.
  • Helped increase client knowledge and compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).


  • Western Washington University, B.A. in Accounting


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA ENGAGE Symposium 2017 – 2019
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Counsel of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • ACEC Core Competencies for Professionals instructor 2010 – present
  • ACEC FARS and AASHTO Guide Workshop 2018, 2019
  • The ESOP Association 2018 National Conference
  • AICPA 2016 National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans